My research interests include influenza virus, HIV, molecular evolution, protein structure, and high-throughput methodologies. I am currently working with Dr. Ian Wilson and Dr. Andrew Ward at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) as a Research Associate. My doctoral research was supervised by Dr. Ren Sun at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Education:
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 2015
B.S., University of Virginia, 2010

Honors and Awards:
NIH/NIAID K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award (2019-present)
Croucher Postdoctoral Fellowship, Croucher Foundation (2015-2017)
Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCLA (2014-2015)
Audree Fowler Fellowship in Protein Science, UCLA (2014)
Philip Whitcome Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, UCLA (2011-2014)
DMMP Graduate Travel Award, UCLA (2014)
Best Poster Presentation at DMMP Annual Retreat, UCLA (2013)
Best Poster Presentation at MBIDP Annual Conference, UCLA (2011, 2012)
Small Research and Travel Grant, University of Virginia (2010)
College Science Scholar Summer Research Stipend, University of Virginia (2009)
College Science Scholar, University of Virginia (2008)
Echols Scholar, University of Virginia (2008)

Address:
The Scripps Research Institute
Beckman Build, BCC206
10650 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Office Phone:
+1 (858) 784-2944

Email:
nicwu [at] scripps [dot] edu